• Garage Door Opener Recall

    Genie Recalls Garage door openers for fire hazard.It has been reported that the control board of the recalled Garage Door openers could experience overheating presenting a potential fire hazard.
  • Radon and Radon Testing

    Did you know that according to Health Canada 8.4 % of Ontario Homes, 11 % in Guelph, 10.4 % in Brantford and 4 % in Waterloo Homes have elevated levels of radon. These gases are tasteless, odourless and invisible. Over a very shortime they decompose and if breathed in contribute to 10% of lung cancers diagnosed.
  • Did You Know There are 3 Types of WETT Inspection?

    Although there are 3 types of WETT inspection that are progressive in their price and severity, Level 1 leads to 2 and 2 leads to 3, most Insurance companies and hence most Real Estate transactions require Level 1
  • Hot Water Boiler Recall

    A recall has been issued involving U.S. Boiler ESC, PVG and SCG model cast iron hot water boilers that use natural gas or liquid petroleum. U.S. Boiler Company has identified that under certain circumstances, the air pressure switch can fail to shut down the burners when there is a blockage in the vent system, causing the boiler to emit excessive amounts of carbon monoxide into the vent systems. Neither Health Canada nor U.S.
  • What Type of Home Inspection Is For Me?

    Many different home inspection companies, delivering many different types of home inspections are available to you today. When it comes to purchasing a home inspection, you need to feel confident that you are being provided with the best choice of inspection for your needs.  Cambridge firm (http://www.goldbook.ca/cambridge-on/home-inspection-service/at-home-and-play-inspection-9614 /), At Home and Play Inspections proudly serve South Western Ontario.
  • Choosing Your Home Inspector 

    In todays "walmart" society great value is placed upon being 50 cents cheaper than the alternative and if this is washing liquid this may be prudent but if you are investing your future salary for the foreseeable future into a home valued at $250,000 or some other appropriate value is it best to save $50 or even $75 when evaluating its condition and potential for future problems? This amounts to 0.01% of the homes value, I would suggest this may not be the best decision process.
  • Playgrounds and Condo Corps

    Do you have a playground structure that you are responsible for that has seen better times, is aging or has been neglected for quite some time?If so then allow me to assist you by putting you on the correct path to confidence and responsible due diligence. Following are some of the crucial areas that may need attention
  • Carbon Monoxide - What Is It?

    CO is a colorless, odorless, tasteless gasIt is a by-product of incomplete combustion (unburned fuel such as gas, oil,wood, etc.)Low concentrations of CO can go undetected and can contribute to ongoing, unidentified illnesses. At high concentrations, it can be deadlyWhy is it Dangerous?If there is CO in the air you breath, it will enter your blood system the same way oxygen does, through your lungs. The CO displaces the oxygen in your blood, depriving your body of oxygen. When the CO displaces enough oxygen, you suffocate.
  • Product Recall (Gas/Propane Fireplaces)

    TSSA Recall:This recall involves natural gas or propane Lennox and Superior brand fireplaces with the following model and serial numbers:Lennox model numbers include: ELDV,  LDV,  MLBV-40,  MLDVT,  MPB,  MPD,  MPDP,  RHAP54,  SYM
  • Pre Listing Inspection or Not? 

    Home Inspections can come in many types and styles. Most common are Pre Purchase (Buyer), approx. 85% of all homes are sold with this as part of the conditions of sale. But they can also be; Construction (New Home or Renovation), WETT Wood Burning Appliance, Septic System, Solar Panel  or Pre Listing (Seller) the latter is becoming more and more popular as sellers are increasingly more educated in the values that can be provided.